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GastroFest 2016

Saturday, March 19 
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Hemming Park 
Downtown Jacksonville

This year GastroFest will be cash-based, so bring cash!
Each vendor is required to have sample sizes available for $1- $3 each.
Vendors are encouraged to have options for carnivores & vegans.


This all-day celebration of the culinary world of Northeast Florida includes educational talks, tasting events, a marketplace and more.
Please see our Venue Schedule for a full list of happenings and how you can sign up.

Don’t miss GastroFest After Dark from 7 – 10:30 p.m. on Laura Street with local breweries, distilleries, two food trucks and live music by Gov Club! 

GastroFest is presented by GastroJax Inc., a non-profit organization created to foster and preserve local cuisine by educating the public about local food and beverage sources, local restaurants, and North Florida dishes.

Our Amazing Sponsors

Making Jacksonville a culinary destination takes a community–and we’re extremely grateful for all of our community partners. Support GastroJax today! Become a Sponsor.

Local Eats

Left wondering which North Florida companies offer locally-sourced products or where you can find fellow foodies? Good news! We’ll be keeping a directory of the best local food and dining companies, with categories like:

  • Farmers’ Markets
  • Food Trucks
  • Restaurants
  • Community Gardens
  • More!

We’re just starting to build the listings, so email us at if you’d like your business included!

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